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Newswire: The writer behind The Guest is making a horror movie about Japanese temples

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz (Grave Encounters) have been hired to direct Temple, a new “horror-thriller” from Simon Barrett, the writer behind the well-received horror-thriller The Guest. Temple will be based on a fictional haunted temple in Japan, but the filmmakers will be putting out a tie-in book featuring ghost stories related to actual “haunted” […]

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Newswire: Monster House director to set up the jump scares in Five Nights At Freddy’s

In an innocuous bit of entertainment news that would probably be a lot more startling if it leapt, screaming at you, from out of a darkened corridor, the planned film adaptation of stunningly successful camera simulator Five Nights At Freddy’s has found its writer-director. Poltergeist and Monster House director Gil Kenan, no stranger to PG and PG-13 rated horror, has […]

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Newswire: The copyright on the “Happy Birthday” song may finally be coming to an end

Since 2013, Good Morning To You Productions has been working on a documentary about the “Happy Birthday” song and its complicated origin. As part of the project, the production company filed a lawsuit against Warner/Chappell—which holds the rights to “Happy Birthday To You” and makes over a million dollars off of it every year—arguing that its claim to the song […]

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Newswire: Tommy Lee Jones to scowl at Matt Damon in next Bourne movie

Matt Damon will once again be putting on the iconic nondescript outfit and generic, Matt Damon-y haircut of Jason Bourne for a yet-untitled fifth Bourne movie, and Variety is reporting that famous Hollywood tough guy Tommy Lee Jones will be joining him on this next globe-trotting adventure. Well, not “joining him” per se, because Jones will almost certainly be playing […]

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Newswire: Hannibal’s Tao Okamoto to play Mercy Graves in Batman V Superman

We’ve known since last year that Hannibal’s Tao Okamoto—who was The Wolverine’s Tao Okamoto back then—will be in Batman V Superman, but the reports at the time suggested she’d be playing an original character created for the film. Then, she popped up in the big Batman V Superman Comic-Con trailer for a second, and superhero fans started speculating that she’d […]

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Newswire: Netflix cancels Lilyhammer

As reported by Deadline, Netflix won’t be renewing Norwegian mobster dramedy Lilyhammer for a fourth season. The series was Netflix’s first official dip in the original programming pool, and it starred Steven Van Zandt as a former gangster who got sent to Lillehammer, Norway as a part of the witness protection program. The series was an almost entirely Europe-based production, […]

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Contest: Chicago, see Charlize Theron in Dark Places, early and for free

This summer, Mad Max: Fury Road co-stars Charlize Theron and Nicholas Hoult transition from the bright badlands of the post-apocalypse to some Dark Places. In the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s second novel (Gone Girl was her third), Theron plays Libby Day, a woman with a traumatic childhood that has consumed her adult life. When her finances run low, she […]

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Newswire: The Mindy Project adds Mindy’s parents and replacement to the cast

Perhaps in a move to impress its new Hulu overlords, The Mindy Project has spent most of July just announcing season four’s guest stars, including Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the Duplass brothers. And since it’s not quite August, we have even more casting news. First, Deadline reports that temporary Harlan resident Garret Dillahunt will have a recurring role as Jody, a […]

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